Sustainability, Conservation, and Energy

Welcome to the Sustainability, Conservation and Energy community!

The Sustainability, Conservation, and Energy Career Community provides resources, information, and a virtual space for students and alumni interested in working within the fields of sustainability, conservation, and energy. As a follower of this community, you will get timely alerts on internships, co-ops, jobs, blogs, and events posted on the page.

Career and self-development are life-long processes that evolve as new experiences and information are obtained. Use this page to design your career and self-development strategically. Review the list of student and professional organizations and decide which opportunities best align with your career goals. Connect with a HuskyLink Mentor to engage in career conversations that will expand your network and give you an on-the-job perspective. Explore your options by reviewing Job Market Insights and the UConn Undergraduate Outcomes.


Ways To Get Involved with Sustainability Around Campus

Are you interested in working in sustainability, but don’t know where to start? Here are a few resources to help you!

By Aditya Taroll
Aditya Taroll
Read more

5 Elective Courses to Jumpstart Your Academic Interests in Sustainability  

Interested in furthering your education in sustainability, conservation, and energy? Read on to explore different electives that allow you to explore your interest!

By Madison Jolley
Madison Jolley
Read more

How My Psychology & Chemistry Degrees Can Be Used in Sustainability

It can be difficult to navigate how you can use your degree in the industry you want to work in. Here are some examples of how you can apply psychology and chemistry degrees to the field of sustainability and resources to help you get there!

By Yashira Fernandes
Yashira Fernandes
Read more

My Experience Interning at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

Hear from Center for Career Development Intern, Alex, about her experience interning at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station and the skills she was able to learn and strengthen.

By Alexandra Carabetta
Alexandra Carabetta
Read more

Bioneers: Making Connections for Environmental Activism

Bioneers is a non-profit organization that not only works towards environmental activism, but provides opportunities for Native & Indigenous youth to solve environmental issues.

By Avery Caya
Avery Caya Graduate Assistant, CLAS/Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (They/Them/Theirs)
Read more

Job Market InsightsIn partnership withLightcast logo

Explore occupations by career categories and pathways and use real time labor market data to power your decision making.

First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Career Outcomes

  • First Destination
  • Top Employers
  • Starting Salary
  • Employment Locations
  • Top Universities
  • Degree Types
  • Fields of Study

First Destination

First Destination refers to undergraduate outcomes within the 6 months following graduation. The data is collected through a survey distributed to students at graduation, and again in the months following, to gain insight on their lives post-graduation.

Featured Resources

Career Search Engines
In addition to engaging in networking, searching online can be a viable option to supplement internship and co-op efforts. In …